From Alden Leonard. Contact him at alden[AT]borderstan.com and follow him @aldenleonard on Twitter.
According to WTOP, beginning June 20 DC taxicab riders will be spared the fuel surcharge enacted over one year ago to compensate for high gas prices. The $1 per trip charge was imposed in March 2011 but will be suspended.
Officials will continue to monitor gas prices and change enforcement of the surcharge as they deem necessary, Taxicab Commission Chairman Ron Linton said.
From Mike Kohn. Got some news for Mike? Drop him an email or find him on Twitter @mike_kohn.
A Picture is Worth 1,000 Words
You’ve probably heard plenty about the Utopia project over the past few months. The Washington Business Journal does have some more news, but more importantly, they bring us a rendering of what the project will potentially look like upon completion. It’s the most updated one I’ve seen, so if you have any more, please share them with readers in the comments!